- an island and historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales.
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She is still there now with George while William completes his tour of duty and says farewell to Anglesey.Prince William Is Out of a Job. What Now?
August 15, 2013
William returned to his RAF base on Anglesey yesterday when his paternity leave came to an end.
Tomorrow, for example, he will be attending the local agricultural show on Anglesey.
However a relocation of the royal family to Anglesey would be a huge break with protocol.
William - who now pilots a helcipoter - was then called from his base at RAF Valley in Anglesey to rescue them.Prince William To The Rescue
February 28, 2013
Footnote 123: The whole of Anglesey was granted to Hotspur for life.Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1
J. Endell Tyler
The Anglesey was bound for Barbadoes, where she arrived on the 8th of May, 1701.Notable Voyagers
W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
On February 7, 1660, the earl of Anglesey is dead of the smallpox.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
The druids had their sanctuaries on islands, and Mona (Anglesey) was their headquarters.In Northern Mists (Volume 2 of 2)
Bede gives to Anglesey the size of 960 families, to Man that of 300 or more.Domesday Book and Beyond
Frederic William Maitland
- an island and county of N Wales, formerly part of Gwynedd (1974–96), separated from the mainland by the Menai Strait. Administrative centre: Llangefni. Pop: 59 500 (2003 est). Area: 720 sq km (278 sq miles)Welsh name: Ynys Môn
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